Local History

09 May 2018

As Ancestry adds the 1939 Register to its collection, WDYTYA? editor Sarah Williams explains why the register is an essential family history tool

19 April 2018

Brick walls can be frustrating, but using your ingenuity to overcome their challenges is part of the fun of family history. WDYTYA? editor Sarah Williams shares her expert advice

05 April 2018

As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday, Jonathan Scott picks the top sites for researching health professionals 

29 March 2018

From swimming in chilly lakes to scoffing chocolate eggs, we've dug into the photo archives and picked out the best pictures of bygone Easter celebrations...

08 March 2018

To celebrate International Women's Day, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine staff pay tribute to our courageous female ancestors

21 February 2018

If you can't attend the global family history conference in Utah, there are many ways to make the most of it using the Internet and social media

17 January 2018

Transcription Tuesday is back and this year it's bigger than ever. Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams explains why it's time to give back to family history

17 January 2018

Find out how you can sign up to take part in our second #TranscriptionTuesday event on 23 January 2018

10 January 2018

Online genealogist Jonathan Scott looks into his crystal ball to reveal the biggest record releases and other events coming up in the next 12 months

09 January 2018

For WDYTYA? Magazine’s second annual Transcription Tuesday event on 23 January, Seth Burgess will be transcribing personnel files for New Zealanders who fought for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps in the First World War. In this blog post, he explains why you should join him…

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